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MAKING SENSE OF DODD-FRANK

The Dodd-Frank Act has broad and deep implications that will touch every corner of financial services and multiple other industries. This site, developed and maintained by attorneys at Stinson Leonard Street, is dedicated to making sense of this complex legislation and helping businesses understand how it will affect them specifically. Our Bloggers »

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FSOC = Firing Squad On Capitalism Says SEC Commissioner

FSOC

Banking, Broker-Dealer, Insurance Speaking at a conference, SEC Commissioner Michael S. Piwowar’s opening remarks included “In preparing for this speech, I thought a lot about what moniker I could use to best describe the [Financial Oversight Stability Council, or] FSOC.  The Firing Squad On Capitalism.  The Vast Left Wing Conspiracy to Hinder Capital Formation.  The Bully Pulpit of […] Read more →

by   |   July 15, 2014

Scale and Gavel

Examples of Fee Shifting By-Laws

Litigation, Public Companies and Securities Some smaller companies and those in the process of going public have begun adopting fee shifting by-laws.  As my colleagues at Stinson Leonard Street have advised, we urge... Read more →

by   |   July 12, 2014

private equity

SEC Provides Guidance to Private Equity on Seller Escrows

Investment Advisers, Private Equity The SEC has issued guidance to registered private equity advisers regarding escrow arrangements resulting from the sale of a portfolio company.  The guidance revolves around a... Read more →

by   |   July 10, 2014

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CFPB Clarifies Heirs, Divorcees and Estate Planning Transferees Are Not Subject to Ability-to-Repay Rules

Consumer Protection, Uncategorized The CFPB issued an interpretive rule to clarify that when a borrower dies, the name of the borrower’s heir generally may be added to the mortgage without triggering the... Read more →

by   |   July 10, 2014